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Stenciled Faux Roman Shades {tutorial} — Kitchen Sneak Peek

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I'm still working on my kitchen redo. I decided I wanted to change things up and make a Roman Curtain for the window above my kitchen sink. And in the spirit of keeping it real, I just want to let you know that the first version was a total sewing fail. I tried to make it no-sew AND Faux and let's just say that hot glue and white canvas do not mix LOL! So I started over. Here's what … [Read more...]

Guest Project — make a Mod Peacock Pillow with PDF{tutorial}

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Today's tutorial is from one of my favorite bloggers. Amy from Positively Splendid. Amy is adorable and she has SPLENDID ideas. I had the treat of meeting her at Blissdom this year and then again at Creative Estates a few weeks ago. She is as adorable in real life as she is on her blog.   {here we are with Emily of Decor Chick and Jess of Frugal with a Flourish at Blissdom} Hello, everyone! I … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Sewing Projects {1}

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{I may be a little obsessed with making these Fabric Rosettes @ Kiki Creates } {Get the 411 on how to make this Ruffled Easter Tee @ Positively Splendid} {Find out how to make this adorable Ice Cream Shirt @ Serenity Now} {These Easter Sock Vases make me smile @ JC's Loft} … [Read more...]

Guest Tutorial — Make a "Helping Hand" {all-in-one apron/dishtowel/double-handed hot pad apparatus}

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UPDATE: I'm unable to reach the original guest poster, so the downloads are no longer available. Sorry! Hey, fellow Tatertots and Jello fans! I’m Tyra, and I blog over at Ucreate Foods. I want to thank Jen so much for inviting me be here today to share this fun, easy, and practical project with all of you. It’s the ideal sewing project, even for a beginner, and it’s the perfect … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Turn a Purse into a Stylish Camera Bag!!!

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Hello, fellow readers of Tater Tots and Jello!  This is Valerie, from The Crafter's File Box.   I am super excited to hijack Jen's blog today and share with you my tutorial for making a regular purse go to fab camera bag! I am sure you have all see the amazing camera bags that have been out there lately. They look like a purse, so they are still feminine, but the insides are made to … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Dragon Tails {sewing tutorial}

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My name is Jessica from Running With Scissors and I'm so thrilled to be guesting here today!   My blog is just a collection of projects I've been working on as I run around sewing, crafting, refinishing furniture, painting, building furniture, and trying to decorate, all for the least amount of money possible.  Being cheap motivates a lot of my creativity. Being a mom also gives me a lot of … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Stylish Purse Tutorial & giveaway!!

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Update -- giveaway closed  Hi! I'm Priti from Arm Candy For You!    I am an Engineer, MBA, wife, mom, greatcook, craft fiend, a proud Indian, friend, blogger &much much more! And today I would love to share a purse tutorial with you.     The Mini Lauren  Mini Lauren comes with easily accessible pockets, snap closure, stylish flap cover & a trigger … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Ruffles!!

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Check out this gorgeous Ruffled Burlap Chair Transformation @ Northwest Hospitality    Ruffle Necklace @ A Law Student's Journey Turn a Thrift Store Lamp into a Burlap Masterpiece @ A Little Piece of Heaven … [Read more...]

{{{Valentine Pillows}}}

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I never really decorated for Valentine's Day, until last year. And then it was like a big light bulb went off in my head!   Now I think Valentine's Day is in my top 3 favorite holidays to make projects for.    Here's a little project I made last week, using cute fabric, heat transfer material and my Silhouette. {{Valentine's Pillows}} … [Read more...]

Make Valentine’s Day Ruffle Balls — PLUS a giveaway every crafty person needs!!

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I found some Decorative Ball Forms on clearance after Christmas, so I thought it might be fun to make some ruffled fabric balls. **This is a fast and easy project** … [Read more...]